This morning the Department of Labor released the initial jobless claims data for the week ending April 25, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 3,839,000, another decline in data, however cumulatively we are now at over 30M claims over the last 6 weeks.
The four week moving average from jobless claims has now fallen to that of 5,033,250, a decrease of 757,000 from the previous week’s moving average. By comparison, the advance seasonally adjusted insured unemployment rate rose to 12.4% during the week ending April 18, a rise of 1.5% from the week prior. The data is reported with a one week delay relative to jobless claims.
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